Veterans' Memorial Project

Charles Francis Cole

Colby, KS

World War II

College: Commerce & Business Administration

Graduation Year: Attended 1941

Service Branch: Air Force

Rank: First Lieutenant

Date of Birth: 07/19/1919

Date of Death: 02/10/1944

Lt. Cole served with the 335th Bomber Squadron, 95th Bomber Group, Heavy. He was killed in action during a mission over Brunswick, Germany. Lt. Cole is buried at Ardennes American Cemetery, Neupre, Belgium, Plot B Row 23 Grave 17. He was awarded the Air Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster and Purple Heart.

-taken from Web site above and University and public records

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